A new design for the Xbox One's wireless controller and stereo headset will be made available later this year when the special edition "armed forces" options go on sale.
Microsoft announced the two new items today, both of which I find pretty slick despite not being a big fan of camo. They're functionally identical to the existing, non-camo versions, but they will cost more than what you can get those versions for.
The camo controller is priced at $65. That's the same price as the beautiful Titanfall controller, but $5 more than the suggested price of the standard version--and a full $15 more than what Amazon currently charges for it. The camo headset (which includes the stereo headset adapter) will be sold for $90, $10 more than the regular version's suggested price and $19 more than Amazon's current price for it.
The controller and headset will both ship in October. No specific date was announced, though details on a release date and preorders should be available through retailers "soon."
Are you interested in either of these items, or is there a different design you're still hoping to see released? (I've got my fingers crossed for a Halo one to tie in with The Master Chief Collection's release.) Let us know what's on your wishlist in the comments below.
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